Killer Bees Attack Arizona, USDA Provides Tips on What To Do To Stay Protected
As much as Honey Bees provide us loads of honey and other benefits, when they sense threat they will attack you the extent of being hospitalized. Killer Bees, or most commonly known as the Africanized Honey Bees, have been on the loose and have attacked a man in Arizona.
Apparently, the man was stung by 10,000 bees and had to be hospitalized. On Friday, the killer bees stung him with 500 to 1000 times however, he survived. He was working in Southwestern Arizona near Kingman when he was attacked; however, with the help of two people he managed to get inside his vehicle.
Right before the attack, he delivered a large bee hive in a backyard; afterwards he was admitted to the Kingman Regional Medical Center.
“The number of bees in the shed was unbelievable. The deputy who arrived said it was like something you’d see in the movies. It was just amazing,” said Leslie DeSantis Mohave County Sheriff’s spokeswoman.
These crossbreeds of European and African honey bees have been attacking Arizona citizens and animals recently. Reed Booth explains how these killer bees are always looking out for attacking and possible threats.
‘They hate any movement, noise or vibration. They hate everything,’ said the bee-removal business owner further adding that anything can be identified as danger i.e. a specific color or cologne.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has provided everyone with a list of to dos if these bees attack you or when you see someone being attacked. Just to cut it short, run as fast as you can and do not look back or you will be turned into stone!